TITLE

"Between a Rock and a Hard Place:" The Plight of Irregular Central American Migrants

PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Washington Report on the Hemisphere;12/18/2015, Vol. 35 Issue 20, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on factors compelling Central American migrants to leave their countries for the U.S. and how border control policies in the region have affected them. Topics include a definition of irregular migrants, push and pull factors in Central American migration to the U.S., and plight of migrants resulting from effects of these factors. Mexico's Frontera Sur program and a comprehensive strategy to address the root causes of the Central American migration crisis are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
112146663

 

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